Arts Council of Tamworth 2012 Benefit Auction with Entertainment!
Get an advance peek here at some of the wonderful items we’re auctioning at our May 5 Benefit Auction with Entertainment!
From Anne Filson of Quilt Kits by Annie, a hand made toddler quilt (value $130).
Sampler basket from Sunnyfield Brick Oven Bakery including granola, bread, and crackers (value $50):
From Linda Williams, a refinished antique rocking chair with seat woven from neckties (value $150):
Two admissions to Story Land in Glenn, NH (“Where fantasy lives.”) for this season. Favorite characters from children’s literature come to life. Story-themed rides and fun for the whole family (value $57.98):
Two admissions this season to Six Flags New England near Springfield, MA. Thrill rides, family rides, kids rides and a water park (value $$99.98):
From Skip & Laurie Nason of Color Your World Painting & Decorative Wall Finishes, 30% discount on labor for painting one interior room (value estimated at minimum of $100):
From Gold Leaf Frame and Gallery, a framed map of the White Mountains from a 1937 National Geographic magazine (value $225).
Decorated cake made by Kristina Troon, you pick the theme and flavor, example cake below (value $35):
Gift certificate from Silver Lake Home Center (value $25).
Gift certificate towards veterinary services – surgery, dentistry, well animal exams for dogs, cats, gerbils, hamsters, bunnies and other small animals at Meadow Pond Animal Hospital (value $50):
Gift certificate to the Hairitage House (value $25).
30 minutes of massage from Beth Day of Silver Lake Massage (value $40):
From the Tamworth Lyceum, basket with bottle of Root, tonic water, ginger syrup, Root logo mug and hand made violet terrarium (value of goods approximately $85 plus the ‘priceless’ artistry and creativity to make the terrarium):
From the Tamworth Lyceum, basket with bottle of Snap, tonic water, ginger syrup, Snap canning jar mug and handmade violet terrarium (value of goods approximately $85 plus the ‘priceless’ artistry and creativity to make the terrarium):
A delicious cherry pie made by Michelle Cleveland (value $25):
Hanging basket from Bearcamp Garden (value $25):
A big bouquet of flowers, including lots of zinnias and cosmos, in a vase, from the gardens of Amy Berrier/Rock Toss Farm. Available in August (value $25):
“Straight and Narrow” a rustic tray crafted by Tamworth resident Harry Pike using pine recovered from Tamworth Lumber mill. Treated with Bowl and Board Rub, a natural wood emulsion product made in Webster, NH value $45):
Four overnight computer “clean-ups” from Tamworth Wireless. Removes viruses and unused files, makes your computer run faster and better (value $35 each):
From the Boston Red Sox, a Scott Atchison autographed baseball (value ‘priceless’):
Gift Certificate for one session of Ossipee Adventure Boot Camp – up to 20 visits in a 4 week period (value $299):
One dozen Benny Tuttle’s Heart Stoppingly Good “Breakfast Deviled Eggs” made by Annie Riecken from her home grown eggs with Tamworth-bacon bits (value ‘priceless’):
Four boudoir-size chairs from Kittie’s Antiques and Stuff (value $50 each):
Peter Heimlich will play live in your living room for one hour ($200 value):
8 x 10 full color hand-painted portrait of your pet by local artist Penny Purcell (value $150):
Signed first edition of Pig Pig Meets the Lion, by David McPhail, with TWO pieces of original artwork from the book—beautiful vibrant paintings, suitable for framing and passing down through the generations (value “priceless”!):
Gift certificate from Tamworth Artisans (value $100):
Six bottles of wine from the cellars of John and Michelle Cleveland (value $120):
Two adult and two child passes to Old Sturbridge Village (value $64):
A fleece from Birchtree Farm in Tamworth (value $150):
Two hours of pampering at Teazit Up—includes 30 min. massage, shampoo, blow dry & manicure (value $62):
TWO Community School CSA shares—Early Spring Growth share (value $120) and a Late Summer/Fall Bounty half share (value $175):
BOTH Generation-T books by Megan Nicolay (value $32):
Kokopelli gift certificate (value $100):
What will you choose when you come into Kokopelli’s 4000 square foot store? Choose Western wear, cowboy boots or hats, pottery, rugs, home decor and a whole lot more! You’ll see the largest selection of Southwestern jewelry under one roof in the US. The staff will guide you through the store and share their extensive knowledge of all the products.
Four trail passes to the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center (value $60):
Hidden Automotive gift certificate (value $40):
Blown glass pumpkin, hand blown by Phil Jacobs of Earth and Fire Studio, approx. 10″ x 12″ (value $200):
8 admissions to SEE Science Center (value $64):
The SEE Science Center is an interactive learning center established to promote the understanding, enjoyment and achievements of science, mathematics and technology.
4 admissions to Polar Caves Park (value $64):
Funspot tokens (value $40):
From Windy Ridge Corporation, a Jeep all steel wheelbarrow with disc brake (value $100):
Tice’s Automotive gift certificate (value $25):
Pickup truck full of certified organic compost from White Gate Farm—approx. 2 cubic yards (value $100):
Just in time for gardening season!
Tiny kitten on a rock, sculpted by Andrea Kennett (value $15):
Two passes to Plimoth Plantation/Mayflower II (optimum value $59):
Two silver level flex passes to the Manchester Monarchs (value $38):
Gift certificate to Dragonfly Yoga Barn (value $30):
Two 20-pound cylinder refills from Maingas (value $36):
Wilson NFL football signed by Dan Koppen, named to the Patriots‘ 2000s all-decade team in 2010 (value “priceless”):
T-shirt flapper dress made by Juno Lamb from a design by Megan Nicolay (value “priceless”):
More images here…
One hour consultation with Keats Myer, Partner, Pivot Point Consulting (value $100):
Have a nonprofit management issue you would like to talk through, board development, or fundraising question? Whatever your nonprofit questions, Keats would be happy to spend an hour helping to sort through it.
Keats most recently spent 6 years as Executive Director at the Children’s Museum of the Arts in Lower Manhattan. Keats oversaw an intense period of growth which was based on solid strategic planning, board development, capital & programmatic fundraising, and design of the Museum’s new and larger home. She now uses her experience as an “institution builder” to support small to medium non-profits as they work to achieve their mission.
1-4 page custom website by The Gatehouse Gallery (value $400):
Custom designed & hand coded website
A one-hour career coaching* with Doug Shapiro of The Savvy Actor (also fearless mensch and beloved Barnstormers’ actor)—not just for actors! (Value: $125):
Two tickets to any show during The Barnstormers 2012 season (come see Doug!) (value $64):
Two tickets to NASCAR races at NH Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on July 15, donated by Windward Petroleum (value $180):
30″ x 30″ recycled window sash cold frame from Fenton Varney & Fenton Varney III (TCS student) (value $50):
Gift certificate for a local-foods dinner for two at The Other Store (value $40):
Two all-day canoe rentals on the Saco River from Saco Bound; includes shuttle and insurance (value $126):
Family pass (2 adults, any number of children/grandchildren under 17) to Strawbery Banke Museum (value $40):
Gift certificate to Traditions Restaurant and Pub at Purity Spring (value $25):
Pulsar Mineral Crystal watch from North Country Fair Jewelers—beautiful AND waterproof (value $175):
4 box seats to the NH Fisher Cats game on May 30 (value $40):
1 dozen fresh eggs every week for 6 weeks, starting May 7, or six dozen eggs as needed and as available from Annie Riecken (value $18):
Antique ice scooter from Demirhan Yenigun (value “priceless”):
Cord of seasoned hardwood from Bemis Farm, 16″ lengths, delivered free in Tamworth, Chocorua, Sandwich (value $200):
Two passes to Six Gun City (value $46):
2 adult admissions to Bluegrass on the Bearcamp at The Community School on July 26 and dinner for two. The Dirt Daubers, with Sweet Life Revue opening (value $60):